We’re delighted to announce Grace Ji-Sun Kim as one of our Speakers for the PAAC Fellowship!

Grace Ji-Sun Kim, an Associate Professor of Theology at Earlham School of Religion and an ordained pastor in the PCUSA, is an author and editor of many books like ‘Intercultural Ministry: Hope for a Changing World’ and ‘Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love’. She’s especially written in the   areas of Asian-American Christianity with titles like: ‘Theological Reflections on “Gangnam Style”: A Racial, Sexual, and Cultural Critique’, ‘Colonialism, Han and the Transformative Power’, ‘The Holy Spirit, Chi and the Other: A Model of Global and Intercultural Pneumatology’, and ‘The Grace of Sophia: A Korean North American Women’s Christology’. Fascinating right?? (You can find a full list of her books here>> https://gracejisunkim.wordpress.com/about/)

She’s taught and lectured all over the world and is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Religion as an At-Large Director, also serving on the American Academy of Religion’s (AAR) “Research Grants Jury Committee.” She is a co-chair of AAR’s steering committee, “Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching and Activism Group.”

Kim frequently writes for The Huffington Post, Sojourners, EthicsDaily.com, Wabash Center and Feminist Studies in Religion.

We’re so honored and excited to have her as our expert speaker for our month on Asian-American Theology. As a PAAC Fellow, you will get to hear from one of top Asian American Theologians of today and engage in conversation with her and other fellows about this important intersection of our identity and our theology. It’s going to be a unique higher learning caliber education along with other like minded progressive Asian-American Christians, a rare experience of intellectual, spiritual, and community growth. Apply now to join us! Deadline is August 1st.